Gary Tolar

Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice Commissioner Avery Niles has announced he's hired a retired Marine Corps Sergeant Major Gary Tolar to serve as assistant deputy commissioner for secure facilities.

John Parker

With 17 years of experience in the construction industry, John Parker has been named senior project manager for Balfour Beatty Construction.

John Carr

Sierra Detention Systems is pleased to announce the recent appointment of John Carr as vice president of client relations.

Keith C. Stapleton

The Board of Directors and stockholders of Habersham Metal Products Co. appointed Keith C. Stapleton to the position of president and general manager.

John Baxter

The Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) has recently appointed Dr. John Baxter as vice president of health services for the company.

Brian Meade

Brian Meade, AIA, LEED AP, has been promoted to senior associate at Dewberry’s Elgin, Ill., office. Meade has more than 18 years of experience as an innovative designer on both national and international projects.

Kevin M. Payne

Kevin M. Payne was recently promoted to the position of chief jail administrator at the Niagara County Sheriff’s Department in Lockport, N.Y.

Rich Driggs

Rich Driggs has been named president of Heery International, following Bill Heitz, who retired on July 1 after 34 years with the company.

Chris Murphree

Chris Murphree is the new vice president of project development at the Miami-based firm, CGL. Prior to joining CGL, Murphree served as director of construction for Corrections Corporation of America.

Joan Daly

The Montana Department of Corrections (MDC) has selected Joan Daly as the new warden for Montana Women’s Prison.